The month of October is always a busy period and everyone is preparing for assignments, exams and even USASA election period has begun. So many students this year are competing to become a board member with USASA. I have shared plenty of my experiences as a board member to many students this month and also motivated them to be actively engage with students. Continue reading
It’s been a quiet month with holidays at Magill, though during this time meetings are held for students who wish to appeal preclusion. Aside from sitting in on those and providing a student perspective on the experience of university life I’ve been hanging at the counter mainly and seeing what is needed of me from students.
Last week, 6 October 2015, we had an incredible CISA-student leader’s event which was held in conjunction with Australian International Education Conference (AIEC) in Adelaide. We had 98% turn up for the event (more details can be read in next Verse Mag). On behalf of USASA, I would like to thank those who have attended the event, volunteers, USASA staff for making it a success. Continue reading
The month involved a variety of different activities across advocacy, play, and voice based issues. Key touchpoints for student engagement were the USASA 21st and PG induction, which both gave an opportunity to connect with the wider student body. Additionally, the CISA event was a highlight, and demonstrated the need to give equal focus to international students on campus. Continue reading
It has been another busy, tiring and very rewarding month for me as a student and as a USASA Rep! This month I have once again been on placement in Tailem Bend, and have been having fun and learning lots, despite missing life on campus. This month has seen me attend a few very important meeting as the City East Rep. First was our September Board Meeting, which, as with all our meetings was productive and engaging. Continue reading
With big assignments due and dealing with issues with one job it was a stressful month, but with reduced hours for my other job and the teaching break helping to give some relief. It has been a rather stressful month for sure. With my degree being completed at the end of this study period and the realisation of it setting in, it definitely a stressful time. Continue reading